by Shyana Fisher Now healing during the holiday season may seem like it belongs in the “Health and Wellness” section, but I can tell you with all certainty that it belongs at home, because I will only heal if I am surrounded by the people and places that I love. That, and I’m the home … Continue reading Home is Home is Home
by Shyana Fisher Doesn’t everyone love curling up with a cup of hot cocoa and cocooning themselves in blankets? There just might be a word for that. Hygge, pronounced “hoo-ga,” is a Danish term that is all about feeling cozy, content and enjoying the simple things in life. It is a crucial part of the … Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide to All Things Hygge
by Shyana Fisher I’ve had a teddy bear since I was a baby. I’m pretty sure that he came from my grandparents but I don’t remember a time when I didn’t have him. His name is Cuddles. When I went off to college, I was sure that I could leave Cuddles behind; functioning adults don’t … Continue reading What Are Comfort Objects and Why Are They Relevant?
by Shyana Fisher Let’s face it; money talks. And most of the time, it just says “spend me!” College students are always known for being broke and, to be fair, most of us are. But there are ways to budget accordingly that will make you break the stereotype, not the bank. Here are my top … Continue reading How to Stick to A Budget in College
by Shyana Fisher Where is it?Worcester, NY Describe itIt’s a very small town in Upstate New York. We have a total of 3 restaurants, an ice cream shop, and a Dollar General. There is also a Stewart’s and a movie theater. Everyone seems to know everyone, and the school district includes 340 students in grades … Continue reading Where Do You Call Home?
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By: Shyana Fisher Most girls watch “The Bachelor” or “Keeping up with the Kardashians” for their reality TV fix. I watch “Fixer Upper.” This HGTV show first aired in 2013 and featured Waco, Texas natives Joanna and Chip Gaines. These two would go around and buy old properties then fix them up for prospective homeowners. … Continue reading Joanna Gaines: A Home Decor Icon
By: Shyana Fisher Most New Paltz students love exploring, but how many have actually traveled further than the Hudson Valley? In no particular order, here are a few upstate towns that don’t get the love from New Paltz that they deserve. Lake George, NY A short two hour drive from New Paltz gets you to … Continue reading More Than Hick Towns and Horse Farms: Underrated Villages in Upstate NY